Turkish Lakes Region

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The Turkish Lake District or Turkish Lakeland is an area with a series of shallow tectonic lakes within the folds of the Taurus Mountains in Southwestern Anatolia, Turkey [1]

Image of the Turkish Lakes Region from the International Space Station

The major lakes are Lake Acı, Lake Akşehir, Lake Beyşehir, Lake Burdur, Lake Eğirdir, and the smaller ones are Lake Çavuşçu and Lake Salda.


  1. ^ Dominic Whiting (2001) "Turkey Handbook", ISBN 1-900949-85-7, p. 439